Pregnancy Policy

Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 ("Title IX"), 20 U.S.C. §1681 et seq., is a Federal civil rights law that prohibits discrimination based on sex—including pregnancy and parental status—in educational programs and activities.

In accordance with Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Wallace Community College does not discriminate against any student or exclude any student from its educational program or activity, including any class or extracurricular activity, based on student's pregnancy or parental status, including childbirth, false pregnancy, termination or recovery of pregnancy, unless the student requests voluntarily to participate in a separate portion of the program or activity.

Know Your Rights: Pregnant or Parenting? Title IX Protects You From Discrimination At School (

This College encourages students to work with their faculty members to resolve any educational challenges resulting from their pregnancy or parental status. If a student needs further assistance, please get in touch with the Title IX Coordinator listed below:

Ms. Shaletha Barnes-Blackmon
Student's Contact Title IX Coordinator
Student Success Advisor
Wallace Community College
1141 Wallace Drive
Dothan, AL  36303
Phone:  334-556-2511